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I didn't want to spam everyone with a Christmas journal, but I hope that all of those who celebrate a holiday (or even who, like me, just take some time off) had a fantastic time!

I wanted to take a little bit of time to talk about some of the things that have inspired me in my artistic journeys. When I first started out drawing, my work was terrible; it looked like a Jackson Pollock painting and a Pablo Picasso painting got together and had a mutated, retina-burning lovechild. Luckily, though, I had a lot of fantastic inspirations to help me grow and improve, as well as to drive my subject matter, style, and settings. And I hope that it will continue in the future, too. There is still much to explore and improve on.

I have listed some of my favourite or most influential inspirations in chronological order, and have included a few features for each one. I am purposely leaving out inspirational artists (both on and off DA) for now. I plan to have a separate feature for them later!


Real Life: Cats
When I was very young, I lived in a fairly backwater area where there were no other kids in my neighborhood. My pet cats were my best friends and playmates, so it was only natural that they were the first things that I began to draw. Any unattended piece of paper around my house would end up with a (poorly rendered) feline doodled on it somewhere, and cats continued to be my favourite subjects for many, many years.

Ornament disaster by BlastOButterlittle red yin by Apofiss.:SnowCat Sladdy:. by WhiteSpiritWolf
Spring Goddess by earthsea-23Jagar the Bengal by UffdaGregWho's Stalking Who? by IngoSchobert


TV and Movies: Disney

While other studios and sources probably share in the blame (Don Bluth, I'm looking at YOU), Disney's animated TV shows are the main reason that I began creating more anthropomorphic animal characters. Until then, I had mainly drawn natural animals, the most "anthro" of which were on par with Benji or Jack London's Buck. Disney's after-school cartoon line-up featured a bevvy of anthro animals: classic Mickey Mouse, Gummi Bears, Chip and Dale, Ducktales, Darkwing, and, my favourite, Talespin.

:thumb94023259:coming home by Kara-Kiwiscourge of the skies by hibbary
:thumb72462855:Chip 'N' Dale Rescue Rangers by diabolumberto


Video Games: Final Fantasy (and other RPGs)
Well, I hate to say it, but one of my biggest influences from pre-adolescence until, uh, probably today was (is) the RPG genre in video games. The Final Fantasy series in particular is what got me interested in fantasy, steampunk, and science fiction. It also encouraged me to create characters and worlds that were more than just pretty pictures; they needed a reason for being, a story. There are still elements that crop up my art and writing today, even if some of them are fairly subtle. Those floating islands in the background of some of my sketches, for example... Nope, not Avatar-inspired. Chrono Trigger did it first!

Final Fantasy IV by LaurenMontgomery:thumb68318800:Golbez - commission by FalyneVarger
Chrono Cross Lynx by MadTinchoGenso Suikoden Fan drawing4 by RcaptainChrono Trigger: Glenn by raoxcrew


Real Life: Rats
I regularly get comments asking if I am inspired by the Secret of NIMH or Redwall series (or, occasionally, one of the other many, many book series written about rodents). To the former, maybe a little. To the latter, not much at all. The main motivation behind including rats in my work is, unsurprisingly, actually keeping the little guys as pets! I ran what was effectively a "rat rescue" out of my house during high school and college, where I took in people's unwanted pet rats and sometimes managed to even rehome them. They wound up being the most affectionate, intelligent, clean, and fun little creatures that I have ever had. How could I not include them in my art?

ATC - Lady Rat by AdelaidaDreamer by SammieGavinArkanys 28 - Fancy rat by DianePhotos
Arkanys 11 - Fancy rat by DianePhotosThe Clock Struck One... by greyviolettSteampunk Rat - Food Painting by RubisFirenos


Video Games: Okami, Assassin's Creed, and Others
Besides RPGs, I have also found other types of games to be inspiring, mainly in the art styles and character traits. The concept work in particular for games such as Assassin's Creed, Castelvania, Okami, and Epic Mickey really invite me to think creatively about setting and world design. I find that they encourage me to think as much about the backgrounds as the subjects of my art.

okami-great goddess, amaterasu by chupachupWhich Never Comes Back by luulalaAssassin's Creed Fanart by kerembeyit
Disney Epic Mickey by elrukuu:thumb66049816:Okami - Something is Coming by AlectorFencer


Real Life: Ships

I occasionally get questions about how I came up with the characters, setting, and plot for Pull Down Heaven and its related art. This one is fairly straightforward. I spent some time in the navy, on board a ship, and all of the places, characters, and events are bastardizations of my experiences there.

Looking for the Sea.. by arcangelicHMS Royal George by RadoJavorSteering the ship of state by PeteAmachree
:thumb136228236:The strange machine room by otherunicornDead Beast by Prasa



So what inspires you guys, other than other artists? :)

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Adflictus Featured By Owner Jan 1, 2011
Ships, that's an interesting one. And THANK you for pointing out the floating islands in Chrono Trigger. Kind of bugs me when people mention the oh so innovative environment in Avatar.

The biggest influence in my works must be dreams. Remember those green furballs? All those, other creatures and the fantasy world are from dreams i had when i was younger. I remember there were also floating islands and shining crystals in those dreams too (Yes, final fantasy influences there :lol:)

Today i dream of much diffrent things but i still visit those imaginary creatures. My recent works are from dreams i had this last year. The minotaur for instance.

Forests, old architecture, reptiles and ofcourse video games have also been a big part of my artistic inspiration during my life.

I played a game on my uncle's PS1 as a kid. It was called Riven (Riven: The sequel to Myst) That game really absorbed me. The worlds and the feeling of it is unlike anything i have ever seen, that's when i started to dream about visiting mysterious worlds with wierd machines and such. No explanations, just exploring.
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MoonsongWolf Featured By Owner Jan 10, 2011
Ha ha, Avatar had some beautiful landscapes, but I certainly wouldn't call it "innovative!" I've seen them all before in RPGs.

Ah, I wish I remembered my dreams more often, or that they were interesting when I do. It seems like I just replay a lot of memories in dreams rather than coming up with new themes and settings... and sometimes I end up just doing whatever it was that I did the day before. :lol:

And I have been wanting to play Myst and Riven for a very long time. I noticed that Myst was available for the DS now, and I plan to pick it up sometime soon. It will give me something to do on the subway ride to work.
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Adflictus Featured By Owner Jan 11, 2011
Haha, I had an extremly colorful and vivid dream last year. I have been wanting to draw it in color ever since. But you know, art school, applications, life etc.

Appearantly there are 5 Myst games, the second one Riven is said to be the best. It's the only one of them i have played and trust me when i say it's NOT your avarage poin-and-click game.

I like that you play as Yourself and not a character. There are diffrent endings depending on how You play. It's very cryptic and there are no one to talk to, the puzzles are hard but they have made the whole game "easier" by not having much items (max 5 or 6 in total maybe) Mainly it's just about exploration. The graphics are 3D rendered environments combined with photos and video animation. I have no idea how they do it but it looks photorealistic even today. It came on 4,3gb and had 5 discs. Yes, even more than FFVII :lol:

I had no idea it was comming for DS. Im so getting it when Riven comes out
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Cherrys47 Featured By Owner Dec 31, 2010  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Jewels and stones that are still in the Earth (like in caves), the fish that illuminate in the depths of the ocean, space and stars, lights and shadows, videogames, animals, boredom. XD
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MoonsongWolf Featured By Owner Jan 7, 2011
Ah, I love caves! Whether they have jewels or not, they often have really beautiful rock formations. Have you ever been in one?

I definitely agree with ocean creatures and space imagery. One of my favourite things to put on the TV when I'm working on art are the BBC Life and The Universe documentary series. If I want to take a break from working on art, I can be inspired by the beautiful nature and space scenes. :)
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Cherrys47 Featured By Owner Jan 8, 2011  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
I know~ I love that show, Life. So amazing! I want to go see a cave someday but I haven't yet. :C
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MoonsongWolf Featured By Owner Jan 8, 2011
Well, if you ever visit Kentucky or Tennessee, there are lots of great caves to explore there! Many of them are open to the public, and you can get a guided tour. :D
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Cherrys47 Featured By Owner Jan 9, 2011  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Really? Cool! I'll check it out! :D
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Cherrys47 Featured By Owner Jan 9, 2011  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Really? Cool! I'll check it out! :D
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NimbleBun Featured By Owner Dec 31, 2010
old Chinese, Japanese, Indian and 1950s American story book artwork with a touch of rabbit :)
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MoonsongWolf Featured By Owner Jan 7, 2011
I have to admit, I haven't studied much in the way of Indian art. I might have to start looking some up soon. I've been wanting to look more into different regional art styles for inspiration. And I can see the hint of old Chinese and Japanese in some of your work, now that you mention. Your lines are so sensual and animated, like brush paintings. :)
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NimbleBun Featured By Owner Jan 7, 2011
you'll like Indian art, its very oriental. You can see how it can look like its related to chinese and japanese artwork, but on a more...how can i put it, very illustrative in a cartoonish way. just take a gander when you can, i think you'll like it very much :) and the color pallet is very yummy :D
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alexcoolkid Featured By Owner Dec 31, 2010
Ahhh!! I didn't know you liked FF. :heart:! It's such an amazing series; glad someone else appreciates it! I've been playing 13 lately. It's alright; it's getting better with every second. :D
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MoonsongWolf Featured By Owner Jan 7, 2011
Oh, yes, I was pretty much obsessed with the series after I fell in love with Final Fantasy IV. They were the first games that I ever played that actually had an in-depth storyline and character development. Plus, they always have some of the most inspiring graphics and concept art. :heart:
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alexcoolkid Featured By Owner Jan 8, 2011
I agree, but I was about 7 and I fell in love with FF7. The story line and graphics is what always captivates me. FF13 is amazing too. I'm playing it currently, and despite Nobuo Uematsu not producing the music, it is still exceptionally stunning, and the game itself is a cliff hanger.
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QuaterComet Featured By Owner Dec 30, 2010
I'm not sure ^^;; Outside of the final fantasy series, inspiration could come from the picture of a barren, desolate landscape or from incredible combinations of colours, or just wisps of shiny colour. xD
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MoonsongWolf Featured By Owner Jan 2, 2011
Ooh, you're lucky to be inspired by colour combinations! I'm not sure if you have seen it before, but there is a great website called ColourLovers: [link] It's just a collection of different colour palettes. I find it useful when I'm stuck for colour combinations, but you might find it even more inspirational and helpful than I do. :)
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QuaterComet Featured By Owner Jan 2, 2011
How I love that site *w* It's definitely helped me out of some jams, as well. Though, depending on what I'm looking for, I try to get a second opinion on a palette before settling on it. ^^;;
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TeblynLedrios Featured By Owner Dec 29, 2010  Student Traditional Artist
Honestly, I think the thing that inspires me most is anything unfinished. It's why I'm so incredibly drawn to sketches, and unpolished doodles that people have done. Whenever things look out of place in the real world, I start wondering how they got that way, and one long thought-circle later, I end up with ideas for my art!
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MoonsongWolf Featured By Owner Jan 2, 2011
Ooh, that's a really neat way to look at things! It's like it's encouraging you to think of different ways to achieve a goal. :D
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akeli Featured By Owner Dec 28, 2010   General Artist
Wonderful list you have here. I enjoyed reading it :D Cats and Disney are two of my big influences too. :XD: It's kind of obvious.

I wonder, since you are so into rodents...have you ever read Mouse Guard? A graphic novel that started out online and is now sold in Borders stores! [link]
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MoonsongWolf Featured By Owner Jan 1, 2011
I have seen copies of the Mouse Guard at the bookstore but haven't actually picked up a copy of it yet (it's on my "to get" list, along with the Flight books and NofNA's Secretary when it comes out). I didn't know that it started out as a webcomic, though! That's really cool. :D I'm glad that the author/artist was able to publish it, because I never would have seen it otherwise.
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Oh man... I remember most of those cartoons. I've only got about half a recolection of talespin. I recognise the style though.

Of both games and tv, the most that I want to study artistically is A PC game called Myst. A series that I really want to start playing through now that I'm older. That game is hard.
Musically and in most of my life I've allways alternative and rock that sounds more like jazz. Jazz tends to not have the excitement found in rock and rock tends to be way to simple. There are a few groups that can merge the two styles and that really motivates me.
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MoonsongWolf Featured By Owner Jan 1, 2011
Ha ha, I liked Talespin because I thought that the air pirates were really cool! :D Plus, it had a pretty diverse cast of animal species, which I thought was really neat. And it was sort of cased on the Jungle Book characters (Baloo, Shere Khan, and such), which was a bit odd but a neat idea.

Ooh, I noticed that Myst came out for the DS recently. I've been wanting to pick it up. Everyone that has played it says that it is a really great game, and I haven't played it yet!
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Glenhallprotectorite Featured By Owner Jan 2, 2011
Pirates are always fun. Ya. Jungle Book was amazing too.

I got the first one done. I'm still trying to install the second one on my computer. I've concluded that it doesn't matter whether I have the old Broderbund version or the new Ubisoft version, it just won't install correctly. Yeah. Myst is a visual and audio wonder. It also has an interesting storyline.
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TheRoguez Featured By Owner Dec 28, 2010   General Artist
I am really inspired by animated movies, anime and video games.

I think some of charlie's personality from adgth slipped into rayj, including the feral-but-can-use-hands behavior. I really admire the gritty and realistic outlook they had on life and death.

then fullmetal alchemist changed not only my art but my life. first I started out just liking it and mimicking some of the style, like the eyes, but then rayj took on the characters' behavior (mainly ed) and became more passive and respectful, whereas she used to jump the gun on the chance to hurt someone or something.

but I think video games have inspired my art the most. shadow of the colossus got me started on drawing iscribble pictures where the character is dwarfed by the bg, and now I put more effort into them. I think my characters are also starting to parallel call of duty's teams, like the task force 141 and SOG, having them look out for one another and act like a family because they pretty much live with one another. and I'm pretty sure assassin's creed is going to spill into my art and comics, now that I've gotten AC2 ;P
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MoonsongWolf Featured By Owner Jan 1, 2011
I have seen ADGTH in forever, but just thinking about it is making me want to. In retrospect, Don Bluth had some serious balls, marketing an animated film ('cause they're for kids, don't you know :slow:) that including drinking, gambling, stealing, and murder. Man, I really miss his work. It's a shame that his studio hasn't produced anything in a very long time, and what movies it did produce have been re-appropriated by other companies to produce shitty sequels.

I agree, video games are what really inspired me to start putting effort into backgrounds. Especially concept art for games. Unf, do I love me some concept art.
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TorvaBeast Featured By Owner Dec 28, 2010
Wow! It was really nice to see such a huge list of things that have inspired you, it was wonderful to read! You and I actually have a lot of similar interests; Cats, rats, ships, video games (Chrono Trigger, Assassin's Creed, Final Fantasy, Okami), and Disney! All stuff that I really enjoy. This has only firmly cemented my belief that you and I need to hang out irlz at some point. XD

Unfortunately, I can't draw for crap, but I get inspiration for photography and writing. When it comes to taking pictures, I love taking pictures of nature and animals, but once in a while I will try out for something more thought-provoking. Often, certain songs will help me come out with ideas for a photo setting.

When it comes to writing, 90% of the time I am inspired by real life people. I meet somebody, I find them interesting, I study them, and then end up creating a fictional character based off of parts of their personality. The other ten percent is inspiration from other fictional works, and of course, music. Music, music, music! :D It gives me so many great ideas!
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MoonsongWolf Featured By Owner Jan 1, 2011
Well, if you ever make it out to Toronto, let me know! We can hang out at the zoo and talk video games. :D Plus, it's a great place to photograph, especially if you know what times the animal feedings are.

Ooh, I base a lot of my characters on people that I know as well! I usually pick one or two aspects of someone's personality and then accent those characteristics (or even carry it to an extreme). I find that it can be a good way to start developing a character's personality.
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TorvaBeast Featured By Owner Jan 1, 2011
Actually, I've been wanting to go down to Toronto for some time now. I have a number of friends whom I would love to catch up with!
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Duzloo Featured By Owner Dec 28, 2010  Professional Interface Designer
Aha, so you love :icondianephotos:'s works as much as I do, and you even featured little Arkanys twice! :D

What me inspires is somewhat obvious if you take a look over my gallery - Rats, rats, rats. Also predators/aliens, some various DC and Marvel COmic characters.
I started to doodle humans, then rats and Spider-Man, I really loved this character as a kid and spent all my pocket money for comics :D After my obsession for Spider-Man it was Batman, then Lobo and then Wolverine. Nowadays I stopped to spend my money on these comics ;)

A few days ago I got interested in real-life things around me like cups, and stuff which you use everyday. It's not quite easy to draw them correctly. I should post a few pictures of it once I can draw them decently.

And I finally found out how to fixate drawings and paintings so that they won't smudge! :dummy: Hairspray. Pretty useful - I bet you already knew it because the paintings you sent me look fixated.
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MoonsongWolf Featured By Owner Jan 1, 2011
I do love her photos! It was difficult to only pick two... I was originally going to feature three! :lol: I just love little Arkanys. He has to be the most laid back, photogenic rat that I have ever seen.

Ha ha, Spider-Man is my mom's favourite superhero as well, so I got to read quite a few comics that featured him as a kid. We had a pretty big collection of them back then. I didn't really read many super hero comics other than his, but I did like The Maxx and Bone. Nowadays, I just read a few of my favourite webcomics. :D

Oh, yes, I have used hairspray before! I don't know about in Germany, but the best brand to use here in North America is Aquanet. Although I typically use artist fixative spray now, since I get it for free from the art department at work. :giggle:
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Duzloo Featured By Owner Jan 4, 2011  Professional Interface Designer
Indeed, her photos are awesome and I also love her descriptions.

Really? Your mom is cool :XD: I don't know anything about The Maxx and I've just seen a few covers of Bone. Never read it though.
Yes, nowadays I stick to webcomics aswell. Here's one which sadly doesn't get updated anymore but I really encourage you to read it through. It's lovely and delivers lots of facts about the antartic. [link]

Artist fixative for free? Lucky you :D
Aquanet isn't avaliable here. I used my own hairspray and it worked quite well.
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MischievousPooka Featured By Owner Dec 28, 2010
Mostly animals, monster/horror movies, prehistoric animal and dino bones, and animatronics in movie/tv/amusement parks.
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MoonsongWolf Featured By Owner Jan 1, 2011
Animatronics = :heart:! I would love to learn to create things like that one day. Maybe when I am retired and actually have the time. :lol:
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HyenaVitani Featured By Owner Dec 27, 2010  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Wow... you're so awesome. :3 I mean, how far you've gotten since then...

Cats huh, you mean, you were surrounded by cats when you were young? It actually sounds rather scary... I think cats hate me ;w;

Disney is awesome! I am sure Disney has inspired MANY MANY people. x3 I mean, they're wide and varied. Although now they just seem to be inspiring my younger sister to be a b*tch around me. ;w; Seriously, she is using all sorts of sarcasm against me, I almost felt myself slap her.

And daww... you're so... different x3 to be running a save-the-rat thingie. You know, people here will do anything to kill rats. D; I remember running into 2 dead decapitated ones in a drain. =/

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As for my inspirations... I think Disney mainly, and my friends. :3
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MoonsongWolf Featured By Owner Jan 1, 2011
:lol: I feel the same way about birds that you do about cats; they hate me, and I subsequently hate them! I think it's because I don't understand their body language and communication, though. Cats get along well with me because I can usually tell what they are thinking.

Oh, yeah, it's a shame that Disney doesn't really make any good animated shows any more. Now it's all this Miley Cyrus live action style crap featuring snarky kids. I can see how it would turn some kids into obnoxious, smartass little brats. :X
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HyenaVitani Featured By Owner Jan 1, 2011  Hobbyist Digital Artist
I don't know about body languages and communication... but it is just... urgh >< I don't know ;w;

Me and Cats don't mix ;w;
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And yes. YES. GOSH. I AM SO HAPPY I AM NOT THE ONLY ONE THINKING THAT. ;w;
This is detrimental for both the kids and my attitude towards them. >< I already don't like children but this is pushing me over to the 'hate' side. ;w;
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Animus-Panthera Featured By Owner Dec 27, 2010  Hobbyist Artisan Crafter
Huh... Well, definitely animals, all sorts (I plan on being a zoologist, so that's the inspiration for my career choices, too) and nature in general. When it comes to my traditional art, books in general have always been a big inspiration for me. (I actually am quite inspired by Brian Jacques, but I must admit that although I do love the Redwall series, I'm much more fond of his Castaways of the Flying Dutchman series.) Also to some extent, comics, all sorts!

As for my costumes and textile work, definitely manga, but also theatre and especially historic clothing. I wish I could afford to do more historic costumes, but unfortunately more modern costumes are generally much more affordable. Ah, what I wouldn't give for a nice bustle dress...
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MoonsongWolf Featured By Owner Jan 1, 2011
Animals are certainly a big inspiration for me, just in general! I almost never draw anything without one. :D

Ooh, it must be really fun to work with costumes. I've seen the prices on good fabrics, though, and I can see why the historic costumes would be so expensive. Best of luck to you with those! I hope you'll be able to afford more historic and elaborate costumes soon. Until then, I'm sure the modern day styles are giving you quite a bit of practice to make your future pieces even better. :D
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Animus-Panthera Featured By Owner Jan 3, 2011  Hobbyist Artisan Crafter
The world certainly is full of wonderful and beautiful things.

It is a lot of fun, and thank you! ^_^
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PixlPhantasy Featured By Owner Dec 27, 2010  Hobbyist General Artist
I;m certainly up there with the Disney being a big influence. I would spend hours redrawing the characters and sometimes still do :XD: Music is another big inspiration. Not always the words but even a simply melody can paint a picture in your mind.
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MoonsongWolf Featured By Owner Jan 1, 2011
Ha ha, I used to draw them a lot as well! I haven't done it in a while, though, maybe I should just for fun. And I agree about music, especially how it's more the melody than the words. I particularly love instrumental pieces without lyrics... I like to imagine my own little stories for them. :lol:
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The-Stalkeh-Kitteh Featured By Owner Dec 27, 2010
Japan, and all it's glory (not anime though)

A bunch of other stuff I can't really name (nor that I want to sit here for an hour trying to remember/phrase).
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MoonsongWolf Featured By Owner Dec 31, 2010
The culture and art in general?
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The-Stalkeh-Kitteh Featured By Owner Dec 31, 2010
YERP.
I find Japan facinating, since pretty much their entire culture is completely different from that of the US. I'm even learning how to speak Japanese.
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Aspendragon Featured By Owner Dec 27, 2010  Professional General Artist
Dogs, visiting wildlife and neighboring horse stables are big motivators for me. All my characters stem from the deer I've seen recently in my backyard, then my dog chases them away in all her 15 pound glory lol. What a terror lol
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MoonsongWolf Featured By Owner Dec 31, 2010
Animals in general I find quite inspiring! I rarely draw anything without them.

It must be pretty funny to see such a small dog chase away deer! She must have a big dog personality. :lol: What type of dog is she?
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Aspendragon Featured By Owner Dec 31, 2010  Professional General Artist
A pit bull mix I believe [link]
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WorstCase-Scenario Featured By Owner Dec 27, 2010
Aside from the common ones (movies, life, video games, books, etc.), I actually find my studies inspirational. Not sure why subjects like physics and chemistry give my ideas for art.
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